Occuaptional Therapist Home First Service
Occupational Therapist Home First Service
Location: Elgar House
Salary: £27,668 - £31,601
Closing date: 28/05/2018
Are you an experienced reablement OT looking for a new challenge? Come and be part of Herefordshire Council's new "Home First" service which provides clinically led enablement and reablement to citizens of Herefordshire, maximising confidence, independence and skills, and minimising dependence upon formal care.
This is part of our new pathway developments for urgent and short term care, putting therapy input right at the start of the pathway for our adult clients who may need support following hospital discharge, or increased support to remain at home in the community.
You will work with other Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy colleagues within an expanded team of support workers within the Home First service, and be supervised by an experience Senior Practitioner OT. You will be hard working, confident, flexible and committed to maximising successful outcomes for clients. Working within our directorate wide strengths based approach you will have opportunities to ensure that your clients are linked with wider community options to enhance their wellbeing and reduce isolation, providing a truly holistic approach to assessment, enablement and support.
Herefordshire Council is committed to staff development and CPD, so come and join us to help make a difference for our citizens in this beautiful rural county.